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Noël-Philippe-Claude de Montboissier de Beaufort, marquis de Canillac (16 February 1695 – 31 September 1765), was an 18th-century French soldier, diplomat and peer of France.[1]

The son of Jean-Gaspard de Montboissier, baron de Dienne (who died 1714) by his wife Marie-Claire (died 1730), daughter of Jean d'Estaing, marquis de Saillant, he was commissioned as a cavalry officer in the French Army.

He was promoted Brigadier-General in 1719, Maréchal de camp in 1734 and Lieutenant-General in 1738. The Marquis also served as Ambassador to Rome, before being posted to London.

The marquis married, in 1711, Marie-Anne-Geneviève de Maillé de La Tour-Landry (died 1742), daughter of Louis-Joseph de Maillé-Brézé, baron de Coulonces, by his wife Louise Mallier du Houssay. They had two sons and two daughters.

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